Mare Nostrum

2021 Mare Nostrum Money Table: Hosszu/Efimova Earn €3k+ Across All 3 Stops

Out of 12 athletes who swam all 3 Mare Nostrum stops in 2021, Katinka Hosszu and Yulia Efimova earned more than €3,000 with their efforts.

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Efimova Hits 2:21.86 200 Breast Season-Best, #6 In The World This Season

This 2:21.86 may be the last 200 breast we see from Efimova this season as she has not qualified to race the event in Tokyo.

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2021 Mare Nostrum Barcelona – Day 2 Prelims Recap

After winning the 50 and 200 breaststroke last night, Arno Kamminga swam 58.47 in the 100 and has his eyes on Adam Peaty’s meet record.

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Kamminga, Milak, And Gonzalez Each Down Meet Records At Mare Nostrum Barcelona

The three men were all a little off their lifetime best times but all managed to clinch gold in meet record-breaking time.

2021 Mare Nostrum Barcelona – Day 1 Prelims Recap

Kira Toussaint qualified first in the 50 backstroke and 50 butterfly and is the third qualifier in the 200 butterfly in Barcelona.

Therese Alshammar Confirms 2021 Olympic Goal, Sjostrom Hits 54.84 100 Free

Therese Alshammar has confirmed that she hopes to race at her 7th Olympic Games this year as a member of the 4×100 freestyle relay.

2021 Mare Nostrum Canet – Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Canet will host the second of three stops on the Mare Nostrum tour, after a field of the world’s top swimmers passed through Monte Carlo last week.

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All World Records Set In Mare Nostrum History

In almost 30 years, seven world records have been set in Monte Carlo, Canet and Barcelona, with Sweden’s Therese Alshammar the last to do so in 2007.

2021 Mare Nostrum Canet – Day 2 Prelims Recap

World Record holder Sarah Sjostrom swam her first 100 free since injuring her elbow, posting a 54.90 in prelims this morning.

Sarah Sjostrom Surprises Herself By Cracking 25 In First Post-Injury 50 Free

World record holder Sarah Sjostrom made her long-awaited return to racing in Canet, France, hitting a 24.68 50 freestyle

2021 Mare Mostrum Monaco: Hosszu Leads Money Tables With €1450 From 6 Events

The top earner in Monaco was Hungarian Katinka Hosszu, who picked up €1,450 (~$1,771.05 USD) from placing top three in six of her eight events.

Kregor Zirk Lowers Estonian 200 Free Record Again – Fourth Time In 10 Weeks

Zirk has reset the record four times since the end of March, with this latest showing in Canet bringing the record under 1:47 for the first time (1:46.90).

2021 Mare Nostrum Canet – Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Canet will host the second of three stops on the Mare Nostrum tour, after a field of the world’s top swimmers passed through Monte Carlo last week.

2021 Mare Nostrum Canet – Day 1 Prelims Recap

Sarah Sjostrom swam a 24.68 in the 50 free in prelims in her first meet since injuring her elbow in February of this year.

Sarah Sjostrom & Therese Alshammar Will Make Race Returns This Week in Canet

Olympic gold medalist Sarah Sjostrom had already announced her plan to return from injury in Canet, but the presence of 43-year old Therese Alshammar is a surprise.